Author Archives: Layhead

The Cream of Cafés

I think you may have read on my website – I have a list of top ten things to do whilst staying at Layhead Farm Cottages. Cafes, pubs and restaurants are dotted all over the Yorkshire Dales and I think … Continue reading

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Jams, Jellies and Preserves

I love making jam! No, I really do.  There is something very satisfying about seeing all the jars labelled and lined up.   A very kind friend gave me a new modern jam pan which is a great help in the … Continue reading

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Settle Flowerpot Festival

Some years ago one of the members of Vibrant Settle had a very inspired thought. Hence the Settle Flowerpot Festival was born. Every year throughout July and August businesses, householders and shops around Settle town who wish to participate, make … Continue reading

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Magnificent Meadows & Insects

Summertime is a busy time around this area.  Not just for business owners like myself but also for the growing season. This is the best time of year to really appreciate the types of plants and insects that thrive in … Continue reading

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A Little Bit of French Cuisine in the Dales

Sticking with the fresh vegetable theme from our last blog post  here’s a really simple Ratatouille recipe to try with produce bought from Growing with Grace. You can substitute any of the vegetables listed here if you’re not keen on … Continue reading

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Growing with Grace

Here at Layhead we like to promote locally grown food as much as possible.  Not only is it great for the local economy, eating well has proven benefits to all of us. On the outskirts of the village of Clapham, … Continue reading

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The Hoffman Kiln

If you fancy a little bit of industrial history, there’s a treat for you very close to Layhead.  Just a short drive away (approximately 5 miles) on the border of the village of Langcliffe stands the Hoffmann Kiln, which was … Continue reading

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